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Tuesday August 13 2013
Xabi Alonso-Fiorentina talk grows

Mundo Deportivo continues to maintain Fiorentina are in negotiations for Real Madrid star Xabi Alonso.

The Tuscan club already has Spanish players in the squad, such as Borja Valero and Joaquin, while Coach Vincenzo Montella’s style of football has a distinctly Iberian sensibility.

Reports emerged on Monday that the Viola were interested in Xabi Alonso, whose contract is set to expire in June 2014.

Today newspaper Mundo Deportivo again suggests Fiorentina director Eduardo Macia is in contact with Xabi Alonso’s agent.

It would be a coup to have the 31-year-old Spain international midfielder in Florence, having already snatched Mario Gomez from Bayern Munich.

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